Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 269-270.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0525

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A New Acer cordatum Cultivar‘Huoyan’

PENG Yufu1,2,OUYANG Xueling1,2,YE Chuan1,2,CHEN Hualing1,2,PENG Yong1,2,WANG Guohang1,2,KONG Lingpu1,2,LE Jun1,2,and PENG Huohui1,2,*   

  1. 1Jiangxi Institute of Sericulture and Tea,Nanchang 330202,China;2Jiangxi Institute of Economic Crops,Nanchang 330202,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: A new Acer cordatum cultivar‘Huoyan’with colorful leaves was selected from the natural community of Sanzhualun in Jing’an County,Yichun City,Jiangxi Province. Compared with the original species,tender leaf of‘Huoyan’are red. The leaves gradually turn red in late October and become bright red when the discoloration period is completed. The optimum ornamental period for the‘Huoyan’leaves is in early November,lasting for 25–30 days.

Key words: Acer cordatum, red leaf, ornament, cultivar

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